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to take over the stem industry. that's the science, technology, engineering and math. she is a scientist at one of the leading biotechnology companies. she is the founder of next gene girls. this was started at the grassroots, an organization commit today empowering young women for under represented communities to see themselves in science by introducing the girls to the wonders and the many -- to wonder of the many different scienceses such as engineering, technology and math professions. this is a visionary woman i set before you and it is a privilege to be able to honor her. but a little bit about who she is. she was born in the most beautiful part of san francisco. she was reared in the most wonderful promising talented part of san francisco. and without any further ado, you guys probably guess it had. that's bayview hunters point. you got to give the lady some credit. so, mom and dad, thank you very much for raising outstanding woman. (applause) >> now, ms. jackson, she understands the roadblocks and challenges many of our young people face when it comes to growing up in a challenge
leadership for community impact. >> whereas the landmark 2010 aau study why so few, the women in science engineering in mathematics shows statistics women in this field. these barriers include stereo types, gender bias in the colleges and universities. the continue to block women's progress in these fields and offers recommendations to further open [inaudible] in 1998, aau launch a summer camp to help middle school 7th grade girls to continue their interests in engineering and math. despite [inaudible] to address the deficiencyings /tkepl -- demonstrated in the 2010 report. those girls that would benefit most from the program and as a reflection of this commitment to /soes owe economic diversity, the aauw [inaudible] week long residential camp conducted at stanford university and sonoma state universities and... >> whereas more than 150 [inaudible] unique program often setting them on an of the program have come from everett [inaudible] james [inaudible] martin luther king junior, [inaudible] clear lily, hoovers james lake, benjamin franklin middle school. each school receives copi
equalizer in our society. and as we talk about gender equality, gender equality in math and science is such a critical area. and i'm really pleased with such great honorees, but i'm focusing on an amazing, amazing teacher who began over 45 years ago at washington high school. and i think there's a lot of ego pride in our neighborhood. she is an amazing toeholder we are honoring for women's history month. her contribution is in the field of mathematics at washington high school, go back over 40 years. and she is always encouraging and challenging girls and young women to study advanced courses and to consider opportunities in majoring in math and science and going on to really apply their learning. but i think she's -- when i review the different comments about her from less experienced teachers and students, the words that come out are nurturing and supportive and just a really person that brings everyone together as well. one of the events that washington high does is the pie day or pi day. i know in the math department the teachers bring different types of pies. it is an atmospher
women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. >> i want to welcome all of you to this very full house and this wonderful celebration for women's history month to recognize the efforts of women in our great city and county of san francisco. women's history month is a time to appreciate the contributions of our women leaders in our communities who have been courageous in proving the quality of life for all san franciscans. since 1996, the san francisco commission and the department on the status of women ~ has recognized the vital work and contributions of women throughout our community through this program, and i would like to invite dr. emilie morasi who is the executive director of that agency to say a few words about the history of this event. >> thank you very much, president chiu. i am joined today by commissioner kay [speaker not understood]. i'd like to ask her to come on up. she's very familiar with these chambers, having served as clerk for many, many years. and if there are any other commissioners who joined us, please come on up. i have just returned from japan th
-income communities. there is also a gender divide as well in math and sciences and we need our champions like gail [speaker not understood] to continue their work. and i just wanted to honor you for your over 40 years at washington high school. so, thank you so much and can we have a hand for ms. barrett. thank you. (applause) >> thank you very much, supervisor mar, for this great honor. and i thank dennis kelly and president of the usf and linda mag for attending and nominating me. ~ plaque i do want to thank last but not least my husband who is here who has put up with my an ticks for the last, i hate to say 40 years, but it has been 40 years. it's a job i really, really like doing and no day is ever the same. and every day presents new challenges and i embrace these. i just want to say i looked at many of these fine women who preceded me, and i would suspect hopefully they took math in high school and did not drop out. it's very important and it's [speaker not understood] filter for getting into the sciences. if you can't get through the filter called calculus, you get nowhere. and we really en
with this amazing and inspiring group of women. thank you so much. i chose to apply my science and policy education towards sustainability. i have worked for more than 15 years in community forestry, conservation based development, water quality science, fixing national environmental programs and now working to harmonize to build a natural [speaker not understood] in san francisco and the bay area. i've been lucky to work with dedicated and really big hearted people. all of whom believe we can and should do more to reduce our ecological footprint and are working to figure out how. through my work today at spur and with friends of the urban forest, we're helping to move the city forward towards a more sustainable future where there are trees and sidewalk gardens everywhere, where we have zero carbon and an imminently [speaker not understood], not just preparing climate change, but doing everything we can to stop it. i have an [speaker not understood] policy science education and social responsibility and to get to do it here in san francisco where most people believe this is the right direction to b
representative, urs, and i will introduce the science who led that team and acted as the consultant to recommend the design criteria and the dvs led the consulting to the tjpa to make sure that the recommendations coming from urs, were reasonable and prudent. and did not not over or under address, the concerns and the nature of the facility and more appropriate for the nature of the facility. widening the associates and specializes in particular, on structural and blast analysis, and vehicle force protection. they have one in 64 years of experience, in that arena since experience with federal laboratories, courthouses embassies, as well as working on the pentagon and many of the same facilities in the city of new york, where dvs has addressed general security issues. they have focused on blast and force protection on those facilities. also as part of the peer review and consulting team to tjpa is code consultants ink. cci, and they focus particularly on fire protection and fire life safety issues and were extensively involved in the peer review of the bus fire and train fire scenari
near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30
, social studies, science and technical subjects in common course state standards and also to highlight and amplify key language [inaudible] that are critical for el's to succeed in school while they are developing english. tonight you'll hear a little bit about our work to date. so the purpose is also to provide opportunities to en/hreurb learners to access and engage with -- in light of the next generation content standards. it's critical that this be a tool that is deeply understood and used by all teachers. we've been engaged in making this happen with our partners from humanities and math and sciences. so we're gonna talk just briefly about the key shifts in the 2012 california eld standard. so on the left is reflecting the old standards and the right side is really representing that shift in what the new standards are providing with in terms of opportunity for our english learns and how we work with them. and i'll just highlight a couple of each slides. the first one i'm gonna talk about is the use of simply fied text and activities /a*ufpb separate from content knowledge.
. masters in science, ph.d. in para cytology of tulane university, post doctorate work at rice university, medical degree from the university of pennsylvania in my hometown philadelphia, resident in medicine and fellowship in critical care in anesthesia from ucsf. she joined the ucsf faculty in 1990. in 1999 she was appointed chief of anesthesia at san francisco general, a position she held until 2005. in 2004 she was appointed associate dean. besides currently serving as vice dean, she is also currently a professor of clinical anesthesia and medicine where she is educating the next generation of doctors at ucsf. in her time at ucsf dr. carlysle has won numerous awards, including the stuart c. colin award for clinical excellence and faculty clinical award, the elliott rapoport award for%backerfor commitment to san francisco general, and chancellor's faculty award for the advancement of women. for decades ucf doctors like dr. carlysle have staffed and run san francisco general hospital providing serve isx for people all over the city including many of our lowest income and at-risk resident
and mother hi members, students to go to the california academy of science and to me those are the kind of things that need to be acknowledged from the ground work up and and the participation of that many people. 800 showed up, district provided the bussing and i think we need to see more of that. and in terms of reaching the african american community an where we wanna be heading. >> that is definitely worth mentioning. thank you. >> any other reports are board members. >> i just wanted to congratulate [inaudible] new position of supervisor of district four. >> okay. item t, report of closed session actions. there are many of them. bear with me [inaudible] i'm /rae reading the closed session actions of march 25, 20130. the board of education approved [inaudible] and the board of /epbl case by a vote of seven is, approved the will not re/tphu new tragically killed on march 2 wheel walking home from her 17th birthday party. she is kind and highly gifted. and track team. her parents re/kw quest do nations be made to the l low el track and cross country team in public schools in
through cal so she can now teach science in your schools. i made it to foreman by straight dealing and producing quality work that commanded respect. that is my ethic. i think we will produce a quality agreement for you, a functional agreement for you and i think the advocates of local hire are afraid of that because they don't want to give us credit for anything. they want to be able to declare victory and they want bragging rights. that should not be the concern of this district. it should be what works for its students. thank you. >> good evening. i'm here for the same reason -- to formulate a pla that's best for san francisco. i think the disagreement or discussion is how we get there. i represent local 43, fire sprinkler unit. we long to the san francisco building trade and we feel that pla between san francisco unified school district can only come to fruition if that's done through the san francisco building trades because they represent all the building trades. and like the people before me, i just ask that you take that into account. thank you. >> good evening. m
for them in their survey -- not one said that they had heard about the computer science field through /koupcounselor at their school. now, that's problem /ph problematic. no one had told them so it really is educating our high school counselors, or college and career counselors, our career tech education folks on -- these are viable opportunities for our students and we need to present it to them and find places to expose them to this because 75 percent of engineers say they come from families of engineers and so they need that exposure and we want our students to have that exposure. and that was our only topic and again it was deep and it was interesting and we had lots of different perspectives so again, i wanna thank the leadership for bringing this tommic and inviting the special guests to comment on it as well. >> thank you for that report. commissioner wynn from the budget committee. >> thank you. so we met last week. we mostly just talked about -- our deputy superintendent gave us an estimate that they would be recommending or trying /o -- we would be trying to find in our
. going to the academy of sciences i cross such a cross-walk into the entrance there. i am sorry, i have seen greg's simulation many times now. and i find it implausible and i believe that neighbors and commuters would do so as well. i was very concerned about the inconsistent plans i have seen back and forth. but i am relying now on what i see most recently presented by the staff. i still do believe that there is going to be possibility for clogging up buchanan and market. i think that you and your responsibility should consider what you are going to do in that case. as somebody before we said, the importance here is creating an improvement for the neighborhood. improving the neighborhood. i ask you to consider what your plan "b" is. one thing that is suggested, if you decide to go ahead with this idea of the extended bulb out. you might want to try as a pilot project with an asphalt extension you can remove -- >> thank you, your time is up. >> you should be concerned about that. thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioners. i am robin levet, i live six blocks from this area, and i am on
. and they will be shuttled through a single lane. it's not rocket science to imagine if you have x amount of traffic to two lanes, and now restrict to one lane. even if it's only that single choke point and opens to two lanes after that. that won't have any effect on traffic flow is ridiculous. just -- and another block down. all you have to do is go on a sunday and see that people are parked on both sides of the intermedian on dolores street. and traffic is reduce to practically a stand-still. that's what is going to happen here. cars will back up to bose street. and the dedicated left-turn lane holds six to seven cars. the simulation that we saw there were no cars in the left-turn lane. it's completely unrealistic. and that's the way today, with the new developments and the new units to imagine it's not the way it is today. it will be far worse. i would urge you to adopt the original plan, which i will project now. this is the original plan, it's not easy to see. but basically it's 8-foot bulb outs from the corner of dolores and all way down. and two legitimate lanes in both directions. that's a far more
it all should be the same it is not an exact science. and the codes, specifically states that the zoning that dpw may consider, its not written as an edict and it is a big difference, most zoning code is written as shall. this is written as may consider. but it is also, we have complied with the dpw's regulations as they are written. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> any other speakers? >> hello my name is karin smith and i manage the property in san francisco that houses four restaurants that wanted to put a food truck in front of my building and we successfully were able to appeal it and deny the rm
referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the academy of sciences, shakespeare's garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring and wild flower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil little garden tucked behind the path of a charming rot iron gate with romantic magic. the overarching cherry trees, the gorgeous big walkway and brick wall, the benches, the rustic sun dial. the pack picnic, lovely bench, enjoy the sunshine and soft breeze and let the . >> golden gate parks largest body of water ska great labor for scrolling and picnicking and both miking which can both be rented at the boat house and the lakewood design for leisure boatings and carriages and a treasure trove passing hunting ton water falls two bridges connect the strawberry island and inclient to the hills the
to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the academy of sciences, shakespeare's garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring and wild flower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil little garden tucked behind the path of a charming rot iron gate with romantic magic. the overarching cherry trees, the gorgeous big walkway and brick wall, the benches, the rustic sun dial. the pack picnic, lovely bench, enjoy the sunshine and soft breeze and let the >>> all right. every year we come out to celebrate arbor day in the month of march and i'm happy to kickoff this year arbor day here at this special location. joined with us today we have several guest. i know dan is here, larry stringer is here and our colleagues and our partners in arbor day. today like many other days, trees will be dedicated in someone who has contributed to san francisco either through their work or given back to the environment through culture, through arts and through many of the hard work and we will unveil who will receive this dedication today. as many of you know trees are very i
projects. i have a computer science degree from stanford and i have a business degree as well. i've worked on a variety of large scale project management at google including our company-wide financial audits that we did and the $5 billion bid to buy spectrum. i launched a project to build [speaker not understood] at home in one american city. and most recently i was a judge on the bloomberg mayor's challenge. i have deep ties with the community technology here in san francisco. i joined google in 2002 which makes me a bit of a dinosaur at google, but i have a lot of colleague now who are in the tech community and ex-classmates who are now at twitter and yelp and [speaker not understood]. and i'm here applying today mostly because i love san francisco. i've lived here most of my adult life. i reese presidently became a homeowner and i intend to raise my family here and i feel this is a way to give back to my community. i did a survey of my life and decided i wanted to do more in volunteering. i've been asking people about commissions. i decided this commission was of the greatest interest t
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